My straight-out-of-the-box test of the Ali Express bottomless (or “naked”) portafilter for the DeLonghi ECP series. Note that the same is available for the Dedica series: just look for the portafilter with three locking points instead of two.
00:00 price, shipping, etc
00:37 exterior comparison
02:14 diameter: 51mm or is it??
03:52 basket fit
05:15 installation & flush check
05:24 basket volume, relative tamp depth etc.
06:45 shot extraction
07:08 the result & conclusions
09:25 the puck & basket retention
09:51 what’s next?
***I used the GoPro’s own sound to reduce montage time, next video will have higher quality sound again***
For DeLonghi and brew ratio, see here
For my benchmark light roast recipe, see here
If you are like me, you are passionate about your bartending and barista equipment. Watch me try and get the most out of my coffee set up this “Budget Barista” mini series.
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Filmed October 20th at home
Camera; GoPro HERO5, handheld
Edit: GoPro Studio